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Order: (le-pid-OP-ter-a) ( Lepidoptera Info) Family: Lycaenidae Genus: Arawacus Species: jada
1 neutral No negatives Member Notes:
Neutral Magpye On Aug 16, 2006, Magpye from NW Qtr, AR
(Zone 6a) wrote:
Wing span: Not reported.
Identification: Upperside pale blue with black edges. Underside white with cream-colored bands.
Life history: Caterpillars eat leaves of the host plants.
Flight: Many flights throughout the year in Mexico.
Caterpillar hosts: Solanum umbellatum in the potato family (Solanaceae).
Adult food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Open areas of the subtropics.
Range: Central America north through Mexico. Rare stray into southern Arizona.
Timer: 2.94 jiffies (0.029382944107056).